News in Brief

21 February 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

A Calder | Te Aroha 17 February; careless riding; suspended 26 February - 5 March inclusive and fined $150.

C Dell | Wanganui 19 February; careless riding; suspended 28 February - 11 March inclusive and fined $250.

S Spratt | Auckland 20 February; careless riding; suspended 21 February - 12 March inclusive and fined $1,000.

T Harris | Auckland 20 February; excessive use of whip; suspended 28 February - 12 March inclusive and fined $500.

S Khetoo | Southland 20 February; careless riding; suspended 22 February - 6 March inclusive and fined $250.

S Khetoo | Southland 20 February; celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $250.

H Schofer | Wairoa 21 February; careless riding; suspended 28 February - 12 March inclusive and fined $500.

Horse Penalties

ATULLIBIGEAL | Te Aroha 17 February; late scratching after rearing over in barrier; must complete trial.

AMORAMIO | Te Aroha 17 February; late scratching after rearing over in barrier; must complete trial.

EZDARA | Te Aroha 17 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete right handed trial.

ONE TO DIE FOR | Wanganui 19 February; late scratching after refusing to enter barriers; must complete trial.

WOWWHATA HARADASUN | Wanganui 19 February; fracture to cannon bone; veterinary clearance required.

PINHEAD | Southland 20 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

MEG | Wairoa 21 February; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.


Harness

Driver Penalties

K Marshall | Manawatu 16 February; use of whip; suspended 17-23 February inclusive.

P Ferguson | Manawatu 16 February; use of whip; fined $200.

T Herlihy | Auckland 19 February; careless driving; fined $250.

L Hollis | Auckland 19 February; raced over track markers; fined $200.

R Close | NZ Metropolitan 19 February; careless driving; suspended 21-25 February inclusive.

R McIlwrick | Winton 21 February; failed to obey starter’s instructions; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties

A Beck | Non raceday dated 12 February; failed to produce runner free of prohibited substance; fined $8,000 with costs of $200 to JCA.

B Purdon & S Phelan | Auckland 19 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

G & N Hope | NZ Metropolitan 19 February; late gear notification; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

MYSTERIOUS BOY | NZ Metropolitan 19 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

SHEZA MIGHTY MONARCH | Rangiora 20 February; broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.

SHES WATCHING | Rangiora 20 February; lame left front leg; veterinary clearance required.

SWEET HEAVEN | Rangiora 20 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

SAFE ZONE | Rangiora 20 February; mucus in trachea; veterinary clearance required.

Protest

CALL ME TROUBLE | Auckland 19 February; excessive galloping during running; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds

Trainer/Handler Penalties

R Wales | Christchurch 19 February; incorrect nominations (2 charges); fined $200.

M Black | Auckland 21 February; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.

Dog Penalty

HILTON STOP OVER | Christchurch 15 February; marred (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.